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Morris William Stern

January 27, 1925 ~ December 11, 2018 (age 93)

Morris William Stern, 93 of Cuba, MO formerly of Arcola, IL passed away at 10:18 P.M. on Tuesday, December 11, 20108 at Cuba Manor in Cuba, MO.   

Graveside funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, December 17, 2018 at the Arcola Cemetery.   Rev. Brent Budd will officiate.   The Edwards Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.

Morris was born on January 27, 1925 in Arcola, IL.   He was a son of Jake and Clara Inez (Gaiter) Stern.   He married Doris Titus Thornton on July 20, 1957 in Charleston, IL.  She passed away on June 3, 2017.

He is survived by one son, Michael Thornton and his wife Margie of Owensville, MO; two granddaughters, Alicia Mirabelli and her husband Mike of Singapore and Melanie Thornton of Aurora, IL, one grandson, Ray Wendt and his wife Mandi of Owensville, MO; and six great-grandchildren Tyler, Mikey and Ella, and Arron, Tanner and Hunter. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, and one sister, Alma June Bowen.

Morris was a member of the First Christian Church of Arcola, IL.

He had worked for Blimp Miller and Arcola Auto Parts, and he sold trash barrels from his home in Chesterville.

Memorials may be made to the Arcola First Christian Church.

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